Traffic restored on Srinagar-Jammu highway after brief closure

Jammu: The traffic on the Srinagar Jammu highway was restored after closure for few hours following shooting stones near Digdol and Panthyal in Ramban district on Wednesday.

An official of the traffic department said that the traffic was closed at around 7:00 am today following shooting stones at Digdol and Panthyal along the Srinagar-Jammu thoroughfare. He said men and machinery was pressed into service following which highway was restored for one way traffic.

“We are clearing the stranded traffic in next hour and a half. There is also improvement in weather which will also help in immediate clearance of the traffic,” the officer said. (GNS)

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